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Review: could Januvia cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 19,154 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Januvia

Januvia (latest outcomes from 19,551 users) has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.

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Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

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On Nov, 13, 2014: 19,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 111 people (0.58%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Januvia reports

Time on Januvia when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss16.00%56.00%20.00%0.00%8.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Januvia * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss83.51%16.49%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Januvia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.28%3.85%6.41%19.23%69.23%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Januvia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (37 people, 33.33%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 26.13%)
  3. Hypertension (6 people, 5.41%)
  4. Blood glucose increased (4 people, 3.60%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 13.51%)
  2. Glipizide (13 people, 11.71%)
  3. Synthroid (10 people, 9.01%)
  4. Lantus (10 people, 9.01%)
  5. Glyburide (8 people, 7.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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